not so boring black

You may have seen my post on how to make wearing all black more fun, so you know this is a topic close to my heart. Though it’s a classic look (and one that is super chic!) it can also be easy to get lost in all that dark clothing. I spent years in retail […]

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leather pants 

Leather pants are one of those surprise staples you never know you need until you try. I wear them 10x more than I wear regular leggings, because they are just as easy but make me feel hot instead of lazy. They are best with cozy sweaters, but can be dressed up for work with a […]

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some kind of summer 

The calendar is telling me it’s summer, but I’m having a hard time believing it with the excess of crummy weather we’ve been having. When the sun finally came out, luckily I was right by the water and able to enjoy it. Vancouver really is a beautiful city and I try to take a moment […]

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the shoes make the outfit

   Even before I managed a shoe store, I knew what a key role they played in each and every outfit. Putting on a great pair of shoes is the quickest way to elevate whatever you’re wearing, and on the flip side, nothing will undermine your style more than  a scuffed up pair of kicks. […]

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leather + stripes 

               My favorite outfits are usually devoid of color, simple and comprised of new items mixed with classics from seasons past . This one hits all those marks, and worked great even with the slight spring chill in the air. It should come as no surprise that I love wearing leather […]

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playing with textures

      Three of my favourite textures to work with this fall are suede, denim and leather. The combination of soft suede, tough leather and rugged denim gives a nice variety to this look and is a tie in for a few major things we’ve been seeing for fall. Suede has been everywhere the past […]

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leather jacket weather

      A leather jacket is the most versatile outerwear pieces in my wardrobe. If you want the real thing it will set you back a bit, but it truly is a staple for me pretty much year round. I personally love this biker type style and find it wears well with just about everything. […]

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